Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission Te Komihana Rūwhenua o Waitaha Canterbury Earthquakes Royal Commission – Te Komihana Rūwhenua o Waitaha

Those who lost relatives and friends in the 22 February earthquake can be assured that there will be a very thorough inquiry into the failure of buildings that resulted in loss of life.
Chair, Justice Mark Cooper

CTV Building Hearing Closing Submissions

On 5, 6 and 7 September 2012 the Commission heard CTV building hearing closing submissions from counsel assisting the Commission and affected parties who wished to be heard.

 Date Time   Counsel Affected Party
5 September 2012 9.30am Stephen Mills QC, counsel assisting the Commission
11.30am BREAK
11.45am Stephen Mills QC (continued)
2.15pm Stephen Mills QC (continued)
3.30pm BREAK
3.45pm Stephen Mills QC (continued)
6 September 9.30am Stephen Mills QC (continued)
10.40am Hugh Rennie QC, Buddle Findlay for Alan Reay Consultants Limited/Dr Alan Reay
11.30am BREAK
11.45am Hugh Rennie QC (continued)
2.15pm Hugh Rennie QC (continued)
3.30pm BREAK
3.45pm Hugh Rennie QC (continued)
4.10pm Helen Smith, Duncan Cotterill for Geoff Banks
4.50pm Gregor Allan, Crown Law for Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (formerly the Department of Building and Housing)
7 September 9.30am Duncan Laing and Kelvin Reid, Simpson Grierson for Christchurch City Council
11.30am BREAK
11.45am Simpson Grierson (continued)
12.05pm Simon Shamy for Graeme Calvert, David Flewellen, Russell Simson
12.15pm Michael Kirkland, Saunders & Co for David Harding
1.05pm BREAK
2.15pm Michael Kirkland (continued)
2.40pm John Hannan, DLA Phillips Fox for Holmes Consulting Group/John Hare
3pm Counsel assisting the Commission, Marcus Elliott on behalf of bereaved families and injured
3.30pm BREAK
3.45pm Marcus Elliott (continued)
4.25pm Marwa Alkaisi, bereaved family member